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14 hrs ago | via The Union Daily Times
In a statement released this afternoon, Union County Sheriff David Taylor announced that Christopher Scott Austin, 28, 250 Old English Road, Union, is now charged with kidnapping and possession of crack cocaine in addition to the original charge of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. Taylor said the additional charges are the result of further investigation by investigators with his office into the incident for which Austin was originally arrested and charged. Comment?
Yesterday | via WTOP-FM Washington
On July 28, 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people, according to an official estimate. In 1540, King Henry VIII's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed, the same day Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard. Comment?
Yesterday | via Houston Chronicle
On July 28, 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people, according to an official estimate. In 1540, King Henry VIII 's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell , was executed, the same day Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard . Comment?
Yesterday | via Boston.com
Today's birthdays: Former senator and basketball hall of famer Bill Bradley is 73. ''Garfield'' creator Jim Davis is 71. TV producer Dick Ebersol is 69. Actress Sally Struthers is 69. CBS anchorman Scott Pelley is 59. Actress Lori Loughlin is 52. Actress Elizabeth Berkley is 44. Rapper Soulja Boy is 26. In 1655, French dramatist and novelist Cyrano de Bergerac, the inspiration for a play by Edmond Rostand, died in Paris at age 36. In 1945, an Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of New York's Empire State Building, killing 14 people. In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced he was increasing the number of American troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000 ''almost immediately.' Comment?
Wednesday | via WMBF
A Union man who deputies said was previously arrested for brutally beating a woman and holding her captive is back behind bars after deputies said he attacked his 67-year-old grandmother in her home on Arthur Boulevard. Deputies received an anonymous call around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning requesting a welfare check at a residence on Old English Road. Comment?
Saturday Jul 16 | via The Union Daily Times
Six weeks after he fled deputies trying to arrest him for allegedly beating, choking and holding a woman against her will a Union man ended up in jail Wednesday afternoon after being spotted in a parking lot on the Duncan Bypass. Christopher Deauntray Gist, 23, 120 Woodlawn Avenue, #1A, Union, is charged by the Union County Sheriff's Office with domestic violence first-degree, kidnapping, and resisting arrest. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via The Union Daily Times
A Union man is in jail on kidnapping, domestic violence, and resisting arrest charges after being accused of beating, choking and holding a woman against her will and then fleeing from deputies attempting to take him into custody. Christopher Deauntray Gist, 23, 120 Woodlawn Avenue, #1A, Union, is charged by the Union County Sheriff's Office with domestic violence first-degree, kidnapping, and resisting arrest. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Union Daily Times
Courtesy photo These are some of the $5,250 worth of stolen property recovered by the Union County Sheriff's Office during an ongoing investigation of the burglary a residence in the Jonesville area in late June. A total of $13,500 worth of property was stolen from the residence and $300 worth of damage done during the break-in. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via The Union Daily Times
Deputies responded to Union Medical Center in regard to an armed robbery Thursday evening, resulting in two men being charged, one of whom was charged with attempted murder. Nathaniel Edward McAbee, 18, of 502 Drugstore Street, Buffalo, was charged with attempted murder and armed robbery around 3:30 a.m. July 8. Scott Charles Darling Jr., 27, of 925 Meansville Road, Union, was charged with obstructing justice and on a bench warrant around 3 a.m. July 8. According to the incident report, a deputy responded to Union Medical Center in regard to a robbery and assault which occurred in the Monarch area of Union County. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via The Union Daily Times
Adam Wayne Fisher, 27, of 317 Linersville Road, Buffalo, was charged with petit larceny, aggravated assault and resisting arrest around 7:10 p.m. June 28. According to incident reports, deputies were attempting to arrest Fisher for outstanding warrants on Tuesday. Reports state Fisher stole a woman's personal check and driver's license. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via The Union Daily Times
Three people have been arrested by the Union County Sheriff's Office in connection with the burglary of a home in the Buffalo Community in which more than $3,300 worth of property was stolen. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Sheriff David Taylor that on June 24 patrol deputies were dispatched to a residence on Ashton Brook Acres after the victim came home that morning to find his home had been burglarized. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via WMBF
Investigators for the Union County Task Force have made multiple arrests in separate drug related cases all occurring on Tuesday. It all began when an operating officer led Jared Kyle Harvey to believe that he wanted to buy marijuana, officers said. Comment?
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